Arkansas Academy of Industrial Engineering Inducts New Members, Announces Faculty, Staff Awards

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Back again row, from left: Douglas Mettenburg, David Storms and Marco Barker. Front: Cristin Groce, Ilyas Iyoob, Carol Wolf and Roger Ha.

The Arkansas Academy of Industrial Engineers, college, employees, family and mates joined with each other for the initially time considering the fact that the pandemic on the evening of April 8 to celebrate the induction of 7 new associates. A postponed event was held nearly in the slide to induct the 2020 and 2021 courses, so this celebration represented a return to pre-pandemic routines.

2022 inductees

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    Marco Barker, B.S.I.E.’00

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    Cristin Glover Groce, B.S.I.E.’05

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    Roger Ha, B.S.I.E.’05

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    Ilyas Iyoob, B.S.I.E.’03, M.S.I.E.’04

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    Douglas Mettenburg, M.S.I.E.’07

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    David Storms, B.S.I.E.’97

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    Carol Choi Wolf, B.S.I.E.’03

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The academy also provides college and workers awards for remarkable performance. This yr, the academy’s College Member of the Calendar year was professor Chase Rainwater. Alongside with getting a the latest inductee of the academy, Rainwater serves as associate department head of industrial engineering. Learners often commend him for his teaching fashion, approachability and for remaining a fantastic source for them all over their educational occupation.

In 2021, alongside with professor Manuel Rossetti, Rainwater was acknowledged at the annual Institute of Industrial and Techniques Engineers conference with the Innovations in Instruction Award. The award was presented for their work in designing, building and utilizing a demanded two-semester program sequence in computing for learners pursuing the B.S.I.E. degree.

The two staff members awardees were: Administrative Workers Member of the Calendar year Carol Altom and Aid Staff members Member of the Year Jarvis Roberts. Altom serves as assistant director for learners for the Learn of Science in Operations Management and Master of Science in Engineering Management plans and their affiliated certificates. She is accountable for academic software administration, applicant critique and admission, supervision of 4 advisers/web page coordinators and university student recruitment. She qualified prospects the advisory group that has maintained superior enrollments in the past 12 months. She also presented excellent help to our thriving plan assessment. Altom will be retiring in November right after 20 many years of excellent assistance to the university.

Jarvis Roberts has been with the Industrial Engineering Office because January 2020. He will work in just the facts technologies group as a scientific exploration technologist. Prior to joining I.E., he worked in the university’s Central IT office for above 10 decades. Regardless of starting up in the department correct just before the pandemic began, Roberts has proven himself as a pivotal member of the group, specially during the university’s function-from-house times. More not too long ago, Roberts performed a vital part in this year’s implementation of cybersecurity enhancements for the section and university.

Meet the new inductees.

About the Arkansas Academy of Industrial Engineering: Due to the fact 1986, the Arkansas Academy of Industrial Engineering has been recognizing the achievements of University of Arkansas Department of Industrial Engineering pupils, school and workers. By aiding in areas of gear acquisition, faculty recruiting, college student placement and curriculum assessment. The academy offers once-a-year scholarships to industrial engineering learners totaling far more than $175,000. It also supports an advisory committee that fulfills annually with the college and learners interchanging ideas to help with steady advancement.